Getting the Deal Through: Licensing 2022
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Last updated on 05/08/2020

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  • Getting the Deal Through: Licensing 2022
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Getting the Deal Through: Licensing 2022

Jurisdictions covered

The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:

Brazil; Chile; Finland; Germany; India; Japan; Mexico; Netherlands; New Zealand; South Korea; Sweden; Switzerland; Taiwan; Thailand; United Kingdom; USA; Vietnam


The set of questions relating to the topic of Licensing and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:

  1. Are there any restrictions on the establishment of a business entity by a foreign licensor or a joint venture involving a foreign licensor and are there any restrictions against a foreign licensor entering into a licence agreement without establishing a subsidiary or branch office? Whether or not any such restrictions exist, is there any filing or regulatory review process required before a foreign licensor can establish a business entity or joint venture in your jurisdiction?

  2. Identify the different forms of licence arrangements that exist in your jurisdiction.

  3. Does legislation directly govern the creation, or otherwise regulate the terms, of an international licensing relationship? Describe any such requirements.

  4. What pre-contractual disclosure must a licensor make to prospective licensees?

  5. Are there any requirements to register a grant of international licensing rights with authorities in your jurisdiction?

  6. Is your jurisdiction party to the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property? The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)? The Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPs)?

  7. Can the licensee be contractually prohibited from contesting the validity

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